“Groundbreaking” software project to improve UK resilience to extreme events

07 July 2017

A powerful computer system capable of revolutionising the UK’s ability to plan for extreme events is being designed as part of a government scheme to make the nation’s infrastructure more resilient.

To make the nation’s vital systems more adaptable to changing circumstances such as flooding and power outages, the government has invested £138 million in the UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities project. 

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First fall in use of cloud services per enterprise

30 June 2017

The average amount of cloud services used per enterprise fell from 1,071 in the first quarter of 2017 to 1,053 in the second, according to Netskope’s latest report. 

The cloud security specialist says this is the first decline since it began tracking cloud services per enterprise, and says it may be attributable to the saturation of service usage across organisations. 

The report reveals that for the first time the manufacturing industry leads with 1,222 services in use during Q2 2017.

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Datto helps bus firm to keep going amidst growing ransomware threats

07 June 2017

Reading Buses is using Datto’s data protection and business continuity solutions after being hit by ransomware.

With more than 150 buses and 400 drivers serving the Reading area, the transport company needed a solution that could protect all of its data – including vehicle maintenance and payroll – from unforeseen events.

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